Paltry pay award will put lives at risk
Comment Previous     Next

Paltry pay award will put lives at risk

Nicki Credland Chair, British Association of Critical Care Nurses

Until we are paid what we deserve, staff retention will continue to define the workforce crisis and endanger patient safety

The government’s proposed pay award of 1% has caused widespread anger, but it is important that we do not suggest that nurses deserve more pay in reward for their hard work during the pandemic – it is about much more than that.

Nursing Standard. 36, 4, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/ns.36.4.13.s10

Want to read more?

Subscribe for unlimited access

Try 1 month’s access for just £1 and get:

Your subscription package includes:
  • Full access to nursingstandard.com and the Nursing Standard app
  • The monthly digital edition
  • RCNi Portfolio and interactive CPD quizzes
  • RCNi Learning with 200+ evidence-based modules
  • 10 articles a month from any other RCNi journal
Subscribe
RCN student member? Try Nursing Standard Student
Already subscribed? Log in

Alternatively, you can purchase access to this article for the next seven days. Buy now

Or